Definitions for Flashingˈflæʃ ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

flash•ingˈflæʃ ɪŋ(n.)

  1. pieces of sheet metal or the like used to cover and protect certain joints and angles.

    Category: Building Trades

Origin of flashing:

1775–85

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flash, flashing(noun)

    a short vivid experience

    "a flash of emotion swept over him"; "the flashings of pain were a warning"

  2. flashing(noun)

    sheet metal shaped and attached to a roof for strength and weatherproofing

Wiktionary

  1. flashing(Noun)

    Components used to weatherproof or seal roof system edges at perimeters, penetrations, walls, expansion joints, valleys, drains and other places where the roof covering is interrupted or terminated.

  2. flashing(Noun)

    The process of getting rid of gaps on shelves by bringing products from the back of the shelf to the front to create a 'fuller' shelf.

  3. flashing(Noun)

    The blinking of a light source, such as a light bulb or computer's cursor.

    The incessant flashing of the neon sign kept the neighborhood awake.

  4. flashing(Noun)

    The exposing of one's naked body, or part of it, in public briefly (the action of the verb to flash).

  5. Origin: (weatherproofing) From original flashing material of copper or aluminum that reflects flashes of sunlight.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flashing

    of Flash

  2. Flashing(noun)

    the creation of an artifical flood by the sudden letting in of a body of water; -- called also flushing

  3. Flashing(noun)

    pieces of metal, built into the joints of a wall, so as to lap over the edge of the gutters or to cover the edge of the roofing; also, similar pieces used to cover the valleys of roofs of slate, shingles, or the like. By extension, the metal covering of ridges and hips of roofs; also, in the United States, the protecting of angles and breaks in walls of frame houses with waterproof material, tarred paper, or the like. Cf. Filleting

  4. Flashing(noun)

    the reheating of an article at the furnace aperture during manufacture to restore its plastic condition; esp., the reheating of a globe of crown glass to allow it to assume a flat shape as it is rotated

  5. Flashing(noun)

    a mode of covering transparent white glass with a film of colored glass

Freebase

  1. Flashing

    Flashing refers to thin pieces of impervious material installed to prevent the passage of water into a structure from a joint.


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flashing(adjective)

flashing lights.

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